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  • Evernote announces layoffs and office closures Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    Notice of termination

    Notetaking app Evernote announced on Wednesday the layoff of 47 employees, as well as the closure of three of its global offices.

  • Oct 1- ConAgra Foods Inc said it will cut about 1,500 jobs and outsource technology and back office positions, joining other packaged food companies in announcing cost cuts, and the company also plans to move its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha. ConAgra rivals including Campbell Soup Co and General Mills have cut jobs and costs as consumers shift to fresher...

  • ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ to Chicago Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:22 AM ET
    ConAgra Foods

    ConAgra is cutting approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and moving its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Conagra workers facing job cuts Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Conagra workers facing job cuts

    ConAgra Foods Inc said it will cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 30 percent of its office-based workforce.

  • WMT layoffs on the way Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    WMT layoffs on the way

    Walmart Stores is planning to lay off hundreds of people at its headquarters in Arkansas.

  • Oct 1- ConAgra Foods Inc said it will cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 30 percent of its office-based workforce, and outsource technology and back office functions to reduce costs. The maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta said it expects to save at least $300 million in the next three years due to the cost cuts. The company also said it plans to move its...

  • Wal-Mart to cut hundreds of jobs at headquarters Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    A Walmart sign in Miami

    Wal-Mart is planning to lay off hundreds of people at its headquarters in Arkansas as part of its efforts to pare costs.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 1- Miner and commodities trader Glencore, which is reviewing its operations in the face of a slump in commodities prices, announced more job cuts at its mines in South Africa on Thursday. Gugulethu Maqetuka, a spokesman for Glencore in South Africa, said the Swiss-based company had laid off 240 workers at its South Witbank coal mine in...

  • *Cuts could be announced this week; Walmart declines comment. Sept 30- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to lay off hundreds of people at its headquarters in Arkansas as part of the retail giant's efforts to pare costs, people familiar with the matter said. The cuts will make up a small portion of the more than 18,000 people employed at the Bentonville, Arkansas office...

  • Wal-Mart to cut jobs at headquarters -WSJ Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 9:43 PM ET

    Sept 30- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning a round of layoffs as early as Friday that would affect hundreds of employees at its headquarters in Arkansas, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Wal-Mart and its units had about 2.2 million employees globally, with nearly 1.4 million associates in the United States, as of the end of...

  • TORONTO, Sept 29- Hudson's Bay Co plans to eliminate 265 corporate jobs, mostly in the United States, and cut costs to save C $75 million as it streamlines its North American operations, the department store operator said on Tuesday. Hudson's Bay, which also owns the Lord& Taylor banner in the United States, bought the Saks luxury chain in 2013 for $2.4 billion.

  • TORONTO, Sept 29- Hudson's Bay Co plans to eliminate 265 headquarter and other corporate jobs and cut costs to save C $75 million as it streamlines its North American operations, the department store operator said on Tuesday. Hudson's Bay, which also owns the Lord& Taylor banner in the United States, bought the Saks luxury chain in 2013 for $2.4 billion.

  • Whole Foods Market to cut about 1,500 jobs Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 11:08 AM ET
    A Whole Foods Market in Newport Beach, California

    Upscale food market operator Whole Foods Market said it would cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next eight weeks.

  • *European shares slump as Glencore underscores commodity concerns. An 8.8 percent drop in Chinese industrial firms' profits and a 30 percent plunge miner Glencore's London- traded stocks triggered the latest round of jitters, sending copper, which had stabilized somewhat, back below $5,000 a tonne. Zambia, where Glencore plans to lay off 3,800 workers saw its...

  • LONDON, Sept 28- Zambia's currency and Eurobonds fell to record lows on Monday after copper's price slump triggered a credit rating downgrade while broader emerging assets also weakened, with stocks down 0.3 percent. Shares in Glencore, which plans to lay off 3,800 workers at Zambian copper mines, tanked 17 percent to record lows as there appeared to be no...

  • Marvell said it would now focus on emerging opportunities in businesses such as automotive and Internet of Things, the concept of connecting household devices to the Internet. Marvell had a total of 7,163 employees at the end of January. Marvell on Sept. 11 disclosed an accounting probe that led to the sharpest drop in the stock in 14 years.

  • Marvell Technologies to cut jobs in mobile business Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 4:37 PM ET

    Sept 24- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said it would cut jobs in its mobile platform business, resulting in a 17 percent reduction in its global workforce. The chipmaker said on Thursday it expects to take a charge of $100 million to $130 million related to the restructuring. The restructuring is currently expected to result in annualized operating...

  • Sept 24- Caterpillar Inc slashed its 2015 revenue forecast on Thursday and said it will cut as many as 10,000 jobs through 2018, joining a list of big U.S. industrial companies grappling with the mining and energy downturn. Shares of Caterpillar tumbled as much as 8 percent to a five-year low, pulling down the sector and knocking as much as 37 points off the Dow...

  • Volkswagen lets two board members and CEO go Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Volkswagen lets two board members and CEO go

    Volkswagen will dismiss the R&D chiefs of Audi and Porsche and its top manager in the United States where the carmaker has been found manipulating diesel emission levels for official tests.

  • Caterpillar slashes thousands of jobs Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Caterpillar slashes thousands of jobs

    Caterpillar announced significant restructuring and cost reduction actions that are expected to lower operating costs by about $1.5 billion annually.